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each year for the international community to start admitting that too it's only last tuesday that british foreign secretary william hague has also acknowledged that groups affiliated with al qaida were operating in syria all visibly on the side of the rebels and fuel in the conflict and violence here in the country we've also been hearing a lot and many times from u.n. members and from. members that they're ready to provide the rebels with all kinds of support but everything they need be money over weapons this news has come at the time of the increase in violence over syria and dramatic escalation of the events and the u.n. has expressed its concern over what's going on here in the country and bank one has called on old countries with influence on both rebels and the syrian government to call on all parties to lay down arms and to pull back as he put it from the brink well but name and from the american campaign group just foreign policy but there's
a contradiction between u.s. support for the rebels and its recognition that there is fighting amongst them i already know that the even according to the u.s. . they are concerned for example. like groups in iraq have moved to syria and are you know likely believed by the u.s. to be behind some of the spectacular bombings terrorist attacks in syria on the one hand you have the u.s. saying that they're concerned about groups in the armed opposition and their links to. others on the other hand you have u.s. providing so-called non-lethal aid to the armed opposition basically giving apparently a green light to other countries to arm the opposition so yes there is a contradiction there. well american secretary of state hillary clinton has sparked
a war of words with her russian counterpart sergey lavrov after accusing moscow selling attack helicopters to president assad something not even the pentagon seems to know anything about audi's fell off has more on the diplomats fire exchange. while the top top u.n. official may have labeled the syrian conflict a full fledged civil war according to the u.s. secretary of state russia could actually be to blame for the escalating crisis secretary of state hillary clinton to raise some eyebrows and stirred some diplomatic controversy on tuesday when she insisted that russian attack helicopters were on their way to syria take a look we have confronted the russians about stopping their continued arms shipments to to syria and we are concerned about the latest information we have that there are attack helicopters on the way from russia to syria now washington
seemed to be caught off guard by a secretary of state hillary clinton's remarks which stumped even the pentagon's own spokesman can you provide any details as to what kind of helicopters where they live or how are they being delivered. i have not seen reporting that indicates. that the russians are providing attack helicopters to the syrians i have just not seen that that while washington was left to sort out its confusion over the comments russia's foreign minister sergey lavrov was very clear in his denial of those allegations that yes we are currently fulfilling a preexisting and painful contract one of these contracts related to the defense only and exclusively we do not export to syria or anywhere else for anything that could be used against the civil demonstrators because you believe that's markedly different to the united states which regularly ships such weapons to the region just recently one such ship in the right in a certain persian gulf state of trouble for some reason the u.s.
considers this normal and we knew it was now russian attack helicopters are in hot demand right now that's because the u.s. pentagon spends millions to buy russian made seventeen's on behalf of the afghan air force. well keeping a sensitive secret it seems. tougher washington mandarins as we report later this hour there's a backlash for president obama's inner circle with claims of trading national security for political gain but on the leak of classified data. and get some drugs in ardent financial desperation sends increasing numbers into addiction that the government is slowly pulling funds from rehab. trouble is brewing between a russian opposition newspaper and the country's top a criminal investigator he reportedly threatened one of the paper's leading reporters over an article alleging that he took part in a criminal conspiracy the high profile gang and more from artie's peter all of an. overhead of not big is yet said to me to move out told has published
a editorial in which he says one of his journalists. was taken to woods on the orders of alexander the strike and the chairman of the investigative committee and threatened with his life now this all stems from an opinion piece that was written by cycle of which he made a series of very serious allegations about mistaken concerning links to crime in southern russia now this was followed up by a public confrontation between the two in russia's south following which. issued a formal apology now the journalist has left russia and his editors says that cycle of safety is the only concern of the newspaper and that is not on a witch hunt. or that we might have certain proof but you've got to understand we want our journalist safety to be assured destruction to be fired that's why my letter isn't confrontational that's why it doesn't contain all the things the side call each other in this letter we say you have threatened the life of our employee
well the editorial prompted protests by journalists outside the headquarters of the investigative committee those journalists saying that they will stand by the newspaper under its journalists whatever the outcome from these allegations now as it stands no formal charges being brought against the investigative committee or its chairman alexander steichen we've also heard you know this statement from the investigative committee regarding these allegations the investigative committee was established in two thousand and eleven by then president dmitri medvedev and reported directly to the president of russia so we now have to wait and see what the response to these allegations will be from the committee. and sort of at dot com we've got the well as your fingertips here's what some online videos today before game turns into an ugly event as russian fans at euro twenty twelve in warsaw. or attacked by coalition of guns. most americans agree that the
best way to elect authorities is a direct democratic vote and one texan city it seems to throw the dice maybe enough . egypt could be sliding back into emergency rule off the government restored rights to the army to detain civilians the muslim brotherhood is warning that the move would allow the military a tighter grip on control even after this weekend's runoff presidential election but one group domination even more many egyptians women believe it will send the country back to the dark ages as policy reports. she's young and ambitious and planning to become egypt's next president but she needs to wait ten years until she turned forty so she can run not for the sake of you know winnings a seat or so but for the sake of proving that egyptian women can do it but they're
not doing it at the moment this woman trying to run for president this time around and couldn't even get the fifty thousand signatures to qualify our evolution is for the equality for the freedom for their dignity and when this value those values when success we can see a woman president but with radical islam on the rise and the muslim brotherhood's candidate making it to the presidential runoff the fact that women played an important role in the demonstrations that brought down mubarak doesn't mean much the number of women in the egyptian parliament has fallen from twelve percent before the revolution to just to proceed now and that's despite the fact that some fifty one percent of egypt is female noticeably absent from the presidential election campaign trails was the issue of women rights and women equality leaving many to. moments of fear that in the post know about harriet their lives will get
worse afaf added l. creme has been trying for five years to divorce her husband but divorce is tough to achieve and with an islamic influence it will only get tougher i don't want to go wherever the i don't mind giving up all my financial rights even the money left to me by my father who recently died my husband doesn't give me our children any money and he treats me bury badly. after a bit cream is hoping the courts rule in her favor even if that means she'll be out on the street with nothing but she wants the judge to decide soon before hardcore islamised get into power and human rights activists like dr side i bring him are worried the future of the recent things. to the role of women. the full equality of women. living in the undermine or. it is the handlers.
in the road to progress to the end so why don't we and might be inspiring her generation and she's received awards from around the globe for her fearlessness in tweeting and blogging about the revolution more people are asking if it's possible that the revolution that was supposed to liberate its people might just land up in slaving at least a part of it policy r.t. time. egypt is about to decide who will have the state's top job but still lacks a constitution and next hour here in r.t. we hear from an expert on how that's affecting the path to democracy. we're told oh no just we are going to solve the problem with the presidential election that's not going to happen and look at what is happening now so we have even people saying we have to stop the whole the process because even the fact that we have someone who is representing the all regime they should be how come then be still be here they were saying that we need to put in the constitution that the people who are from
the old regime cannot present themselves for the next ten years but you cannot come with this because it's not in the constitution and constitution is going to be written after the election it's a mess it's not there is no transparency and how can you speak about democracy procedures if there is no transparency in the way it's put. argentina's the president cristina fernandez de kirchner where they are countries a claim to the falkland islands at the un meeting in new york this thursday it takes place thirty years to the day after the war of the british territory ended decades on the ownership dispute has not died down islanders hold a referendum next year to decide their future rajan sr says the british illegally occupied the falklands but it calls them out of venus almost two hundred years ago nine hundred people died in one thousand nine hundred conflict an islander say they've been forgotten among all the high level posturing but still analysts martin of course says it's the lucrative oil reserves off the falklands coast that's
fueling the dispute. it's if you like signal to one's art is that the focus is or is the argentinians call them last month venus wish to stay part of britain and don't wish to become a province of argentina if you look at the language which is coming from what is arias the argentinian government is using very very strong language and some people might say threats about security of the falkland islands the falklands. war claimed by train britain france and even the dutch the i g g a claim is very soon one but argentina is concerned about structure. so the order. which lie under the water there the idea to use of the sky with. possible right through to the falklands. british companies or prospecting
for the. seriously find. it makes. strategically and economically very very important and. of course very very wealthy in the u.s. several classified documents revealing the obama administration's achievements in battling terrorism have recently been leaked to the american media has put the white house in the firing line for jeopardizing national security for the sake of political gain one former foreign service officer at the state department believes america could end up paying a high price for leaks. leaking information it papers you is not unique to obama i think what's unique here are two things first the secrecy of these infor of this information the stuxnet worm the things that are going on in iran this raid that killed bin ladin information came out in those instances that was beyond top secret and was known to very few people and that's something new coupled with obama's
oppressive persecution of whistleblowers his use of the espionage act that's the other side of this story and that's the other thing that's unique in this case obama's ratings go up he watches the polls very carefully they put out this information that he practically does these things himself with his bloody hands and his popularity goes up this is about a president who believes that he alone turbans right peron he alone can decide what information may damage and united states and what information he needs to brag about his own purposes just as he alone apparently decides who lives and who dies under america's drones. when other u.s. drone strike has hit pakistan of the four militants have been killed in north west in the latest attack security officials say the drone fired two missiles at a vehicle ten days ago an airstrike in the same region which is seen as a taliban stronghold left fifteen al qaeda terrorists dead including a senior figure. here in the government says it's working to seize
a third term from al qaeda after days of airstrikes and clashes in the country's south but it's took control of several areas a year ago but the army has successfully retaken some strongholds seventeen members were killed in the latest phase of the operation which is seen as a major success for yemen's president. hundreds of firefighters are battling a massive wildfire in colorado the death of a sixty two year old woman with a hot dry weather and strong winds are hunting their efforts with scores of people being evacuated from the area dozens of homes are still threatened and emergency crews are expected to be fighting the blaze weeks to come. now times are tough in ireland and for increasing numbers of people in dublin that means a descent into addiction drug abuse centers in the city say this war addicts coming through their doors but those who are smith reports the cash strapped government is not so keen to pay for their rehab. it's a tale of two cities
a happy go lucky dublin where locals and tourists shop drink and make merry rubbing shoulders with a seedy underbelly telamon blocks where the poor struggle to make ends meet and drug workers estimate one person in sixty takes heroin tony gagan runs a needle exchange and rehab program where he sees marginalized people who take a cocktail of drugs leading often to cry and recessions making it worst he seeing eleven new people a week happens is when people have less disposable income and can't find work or can't find you know part. more records. turned. on people. between drugs and crime and knoll not his real name is recovering from years of drug addiction he says a story of economic privation and boredom leading to drugs and the breakdown of
relationships with family friends and community single more. we lived on social well for. my father would have been a. noted everything except heroin finding his brother dead from an overdose as a teenager saw to that he's in a four month rehab program partly funded at least for now by the state isn't getting any easier for the people who run vital drug programs. drop incenses needle exchanges seventeen week residential course it's none of that is cheap to run and despite increasing numbers of adding death threats against a drug and rehab center to seeing their government funding for every year state drug program contributions are being slashed by ten percent a year and for them at various drop in center for the homeless waiting lists
a growing from a few days to weeks or months he says addicts need immediate attention something they're less than less likely to get. the say no point even trying i'm never going to do that. how they can access to treatment programs to my mind is vitally in this fight against drugs and programs that are hopelessly inadequate and as the recession boy even harder they won't get any better with disastrous consequences for addicts for communities and for society. robert it's hard to join you in the business for the latest this hour so rush is to help us predict it what's a situational bit yeah that's right carol we have been following the story and it's because cyprus is the latest country european country just feeling the pain right now and it's very much russia to the rescue so let me give you the details on this
one now as you say russia says it is indeed ready to help cyprus. it is a debt stricken country right now and it's going to be lending an emergency loan of five billion dollars now the request came after top cypriot banks were downgraded due to their high exposure to the troubled greek economy in the last year russia provided the republic with two point five billion euros and that's equivalent to ten percent of the cypriot g.d.p. it's not the first time that they've asked russia for a little bit of help to help them out of a sticky situation a lot of their banks are exposed to grace as i say so with that in mind it's have a look at the european markets because they have actually recently opened in the last twenty minutes or so to see the figures and see what the sentiment is really looking like that the fence a relatively flat as is the dax just one basis points there in germany so we'll see
how the situation of folds plenty of news going on there today we've got an italian bond auction to spain is set to be left alive perhaps today and it's all about italy taking the limelight they did have a bond auction yesterday and we did see boring costa released today is the big one so we're going to be following that very much and of course italy is the third biggest economy in the eurozone so the question is will they be the next one that needs a bailout that's the concern today we're going to be watching the situation as it unfolds let's go to the common currency and see how all those sentiments a playing into the trade is. as you can see it's demonstrating some resilience right now one twenty five seventy five the chariot is a favorite pair just for the ruble though it's a losing out against the euro and the u.s. dollar this hour on the russian market they are in the second hour of trade just now so that see what's happening now. traders very much playing catch up because
yesterday they returned to their desk after two day public holidays and now they're just digesting all the news events that have been going you also want to mention that wall street closed on the back to retail sales so it's kind of been a domino effect we had asia closing down as well as as you can see the r.t.s. extensive sent down around a third for the myself as brings us on to the blue chips a list of look at my sex and see who's moving and say good now i got the energy major gas from around half a percent in negative territory v.t. frank the second biggest lender hit around half a percent down as well just two basis points in negative territory that has oil has recently resumes gaining activity actually but prices remain or maybe all right let's move on or take a look at the agent session i did mention they finished on the back foot this morning others plenty of new sentiments going on there what the make a in japan has actually closer to tenths of a percent down now we did have some forecasts come out from credit suisse and bank
they've now reduced their forecast for the chinese economy size saying a low patch so we've got eight percent of growth come down to seven point seven percent right now if we look at the ore prices are different and they are indeed gaining ever such a fraction but there's still hope around those eight multiple lows today is a big day for the or market because we've got opec meeting they're going to be talking about how much output how much production they're going to be producing for the second half of this year that will immediately impact those prices all right so that's how the markets are looking right now be back in fifteen minutes with the latest update carry. with you later as you say. well are coming our parties cars are reports of pulls no punches on the world of bankers first we're back with headlines in just a few minutes. coming
brief recap now of our main stories this hour france would ask the u.n. to open up syria's skies for western bombers and another broadside on the assad regime. number two endorsers the rebellion. a sinister walk in the woods with an infuriated general an opposition journalist claims led to a showdown with russia's top investigator over an article accusing him of my feelings. and gyptian relief over the end of thirty year emergency rule is short lived authorities again allow the army to detain civilians head of the presidential election run off this country's women who fear the worst. but next the car is a reporter of yours how the u.k. may be blindly slipping into default along with other european nations.
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